1. 2012 NASCAR Preview: Not Many Changes in Store for the Season

    In an offseason full of news, relief finally came in the form of the official NASCAR press conference on January 26. While there were some announcements made, most were expected and none were life shattering...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about over 2 years ago 1,728 reads 3 comments

  2. A Look at the National Handicapping Championship

    Every day, all over the country, racehorses are the center of attention. But on January 27 and 28, the focus will be on the bettors...

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  3. Rachel Alexandra Delivers Heathy Curlin Colt at Stonestreet Farm

    One of the most highly anticipated foals of the year has arrived. The 2009 Horse of the Year and Preakness winner, Rachel Alexandra, gave birth to the bay colt by two-time Horse of the Year (2007-2008) Curlin at 2:40 p...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 3 years ago 954 reads 0 comments

  4. Kurt Busch: 10 Bold Predictions for His Future in NASCAR

    Kurt Busch started this offseason with a bang, starting a few weeks of constant Kurt-watch by flipping off the secret service at Homestead and ending it by signing with Phoenix Racing after leaving Penske...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 3 years ago 2,623 reads 11 comments

  5. 7 Exciting Kentucky Derby Horses to Watch in 2012

    For the first time in a few years, the racing community has something to cheer about when it comes to the Older Horse division...

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  6. Pittsburgh Penguins Hit with 2 Major Injuries at a Critical Point

    The news on the injury front over the last two seasons has pushed the Pittsburgh Penguins to the limit many times, and it looks like it won’t be any different this season...

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  7. Record-Breaking AHL Game Proves a Few More Outdoor Games Could Be a Fan Winner

    The 2012 NHL Winter Classic has come and gone, but a record breaking AHL game on the same ice at Citizens Bank Park proves that more outside games could be a real hit...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 3 years ago 483 reads 7 comments

  8. Eclipse Awards 2011: My Picks for the Victors

    Over the past few days, I've slowly been putting together my fake Eclipse ballot. While I don't actually get to vote on the industry awards, every year I like to pick my own winners...

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  9. 7 NASCAR Twitter Personalities You Should Follow in the New Year

    Twitter, the social media website that let's regular people talk to their idols. Only a few years ago, many fans never got the chance to see their favorite driver outside the weekend races and they never got the chance to talk to them one on one...

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  10. Tony Stewart: Why Smoke's Chase Run Proved Doubters Wrong

    It has been a month since Tony Stewart 's Chase run came to an end, yet it is still being talked about in NASCAR circles...

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  11. Sponsors Hold the Keys to NASCAR Teams and Attitudes

    Sponsorship, it makes the sports world go round. In NASCAR, it means more than ever, with both car and driver literally covered in many different brands...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 3 years ago 560 reads 6 comments

  12. Record-Breaking Claimer Rapid Redux Brings a Piece of History to Life

    Often we hear how horse racing was so much better in the past and how horses ran more than five times a year, making it so our stars could be followed and not forgotten about...

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  13. Tony Stewart: A Look Back at His Historic Chase

    Three days after Tony Stewart's legendary NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase run, people are still in shock over what the driver accomplished this season...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 3 years ago 1,595 reads 1 comments

  14. Tony Stewart: 7 Things He Needs to Win Sprint Cup Title

    As we enter the last weekend of the NASCAR season at Homestead, the end of an era is upon us. This year, we won't see Jimmie Johnson lifting his sixth trophy over his head for the first time in five years...

    Melissa Bauer-Herzog Written by Melissa Bauer-Herzog about almost 3 years ago 457 reads 0 comments

  15. Gio Ponti: Taking a Look Back at the Champion Horse's Career

    When the news hit last week that five-year-old Gio Ponti was officially retired , many looked back fondly at the horse’s career...

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  16. Finding Ways to Promote Horses Could Save Horse Racing

    In the past few years, horse racing has been in the spotlight with Zenyatta, Rachel Alexandra, Uncle Mo and others...

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  17. Breeders' Cup Turf Winners Full of Interesting Stories

    This year’s Breeders’ Cup Turf was an invasion of Europeans, both on the equine and jockey front with a European horse winning once again. But a unique story goes with both the horse and rider seen in the Winner’s Circle...

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  18. Making a Case for Caleb's Posse to Win an Eclipse off His Breeders' Cup Win

    Going into the Breeders’ Cup World Championships on Nov. 4 and 5, the three-year-old male Eclipse championship was wide open...

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  19. 2011 Breeders' Cup: A Look at Results from Saturday Night

    The last few races of Saturday's Breeders' Cup were not for the faint of heart as excitement reigned the track and history was made...

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  20. Breeders' Cup: A Look at Saturday's First Few Races

    The 2011 Breeders' Cup World Championships are over with some surprises. Two fillies were in the spotlight but the colts and geldings refused to let them keep it, putting in some big races nobody saw coming...

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  21. Breeders' Cup Friday: Looking at the Stakes Race Results

    The biggest weekend in horse racing has rolled into Kentucky's Churchill Downs. While Friday is dubbed "Ladies Day" at the Breeders' Cup, there were more than just girls on the track ...

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  22. Royal Delta's Ladies Classic Win a Fitting End to Palides Investments

    While Royal Delta gave Bill Mott his second Ladies Classic win in two years under the lights at Churchill on Friday night, it was a bitter sweet moment...

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  23. Breeders' Cup Mile: The Top 5 Horses

    The Breeders' Cup Classic may not be the headline this year as Mile Queen Goldikova steps on the Churchill turf to attempt her record fourth consecutive win in the Breeders' Cup Mile...

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  24. NASCAR Sprint Cup at Martinsville: Denny Hamlin and 10 Top Contenders to Win

    It's time to go from the longest track on the circuit to one of the smallest ones in perhaps a race that could be considered a good place for revenge after Talladega drama...

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  25. Edwards, Harvick or Johnson: 3 Reasons Each Is the NASCAR Favorite

    As we get farther into the Chase, the favorites are quickly being thrust into the spotlight, even when they don't have the best weekends...

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